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Mr John Ojal

BSc MSc

Research Degree Student

I am currently a PhD student at the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Department at LSHTM. My main work involves evaluating the short and long-term impact of the current pneumococcal conjugate vaccine immunization programme in Kenya.

I also offer statistical support in the analysis of various health research studies at the KEMRI-Wellcome trust research programme in Kilifi, Kenya.

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases

Research

Research Area
Economic evaluation
Statistical methods
Vaccines
Disease control
Modelling
Discipline
Demography
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
Statistics
Vaccinology
Disease and Health Conditions
Infectious disease
Malaria
Emerging Infectious Disease
Respiratory disease
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
World

Selected Publications

The INDEPTH standard population for low- and middle-income countries, 2013.
Sankoh, O. ; Sharrow, D. ; Herbst, K. ; Whiteson Kabudula, C. ; Alam, N. ; Kant, S. ; Ravn, H. ; Bhuiya, A. ; Thi Vui, L. ; Darikwa, T. ; Gyapong, M. ; Jasseh, M. ; Chuc Thi Kim, N. ; Abdullah, S. ; Crampin, A. ; Ojal, J. ; Owusu-Agyei, S. ; Odhiambo, F. ; Urassa, M. ; Streatfield, K. ; Shimada, M. ; Sacoor, C. ; Beguy, D. ; Derra, K. ; Wak, G. ; Delaunay, V. ; Sie, A. ; Soura, A. ; Diallo, D. ; Wilopo, S. ; Masanja, H. ; Bonfoh, B. ; Phuanukoonnon, S. ; Clark, S.J. ;
Glob Health Action
Burden of disease in adults admitted to hospital in a rural region of coastal Kenya: an analysis of data from linked clinical and demographic surveillance systems.
Etyang, A.O.; Munge, K.; Bunyasi, E.W.; Matata, L.; Ndila, C.; Kapesa, S.; Owiti, M.; Khandwalla, I.; Brent, A.J.; Tsofa, B.; Kabibu, P.; Morpeth, S.; Bauni, E.; Otiende, M.; Ojal, J.; Ayieko, P.; Knoll, M.D.; Smeeth, L.; Williams, T.N.; Griffiths, U.K.; Scott, J.A.;
Lancet Glob Health
Rates of acquisition of pneumococcal colonization and transmission probabilities, by serotype, among newborn infants in Kilifi District, Kenya.
Tigoi, C.C.; Gatakaa, H.; Karani, A.; Mugo, D.; Kungu, S.; Wanjiru, E.; Jomo, J.; Musyimi, R.; Ojal, J.; Glass, N.E.; Abdullahi, O.; Scott, J.A.;
Clin Infect Dis
Profile: The Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance System (KHDSS).
Scott, J.A.; Bauni, E.; Moisi, J.C.; Ojal, J.; Gatakaa, H.; Nyundo, C.; Molyneux, C.S.; Kombe, F.; Tsofa, B.; Marsh, K.; Peshu, N.; Williams, T.N.;
Int J Epidemiol
Acute seizures attributable to falciparum malaria in an endemic area on the Kenyan coast
Kariuki, S.M.; Ikumi, M.; Ojal, J.; Sadarangani, M.; Idro, R.; Olotu, A.; Bejon, P.; Berkley, J.A.; Marsh, K.; Newton, C.R.;
Brain
Excess child mortality after discharge from hospital in Kilifi, Kenya: a retrospective cohort analysis.
Moïsi, J.C.; Gatakaa, H.; Berkley, J.A.; Maitland, K.; Mturi, N.; Newton, C.R.; Njuguna, P.; Nokes, J.; Ojal, J.; Bauni, E.; Tsofa, B.; Peshu, N.; Marsh, K.; Williams, T.N.; Scott, J.A.;
Bull World Health Organ
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